Apple’s iPhone Tops in Shipments, But Android Holds 44% of Smartphone Market

Despite stealing the title for best-selling smartphone in the third quarter of 2010, Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone only holds 26.2% of the market, whereas devices running Google’s Android software hold a commanding 44%. New data released by Canalys today shows that Apple took the top spot as best-selling smartphone vendor in the … Read the Full Story →

VMWare Remote Desktop Demo for iPad

VMWare, who compete with Parallels in the Virtual Machine marketplace, and produce software which allows you to run Windows, Linux and other operating systems as virtual machines inside various flavors of other desktop OS, have demoed an early Alpha version of their Remote Desktop app for the iPad. Parallels already … Read the Full Story →

Sprint CEO Says Wi-Fi iPad Has Boosted Sprint’s Wireless Hotspot Sales

Although the iPad isn’t available directly through Sprint for use on its network, Sprint’s CEO has revealed that sales of the carrier’s Overdrive MiFi wireless hotspot have increased as a result of Apple’s Wi-Fi-only tablet devices. Dan Hesse, chief executive of Sprint, said in an interview with GigaOm that since … Read the Full Story →

Apple (AAPL) Counter-Sues Motorola Over Multi-Touch

Motorola and Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) have been in discussion for some time about mutual licensing agreements intended to prevent potential patent lawsuits between the two companies over mobile technology IP. Unfortunately sometime this month those informal chats broke down, and in a “preemptive” defensive move (if there is such a thing) Motorola … Read the Full Story →

Microsoft (MSFT) Office Coming to the iPad?

Raven Zachary apparently tweeted today that Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) had an iPad “Group” of some sort. This was based on a conversation overheard between two Microsoft employees in a coffee shop! There is some speculation that this tweet is proof that Microsoft is working on Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad competitor. And the iPad “Group” … Read the Full Story →

Apple Tops Microsoft in Third Quarter Revenue

Apple (AAPL) earned more revenue in the most recent quarter than its arch-enemy Microsoft. The numbers involved are equally interesting (and mind-blowing!). Apple’s revenue hit a staggering $20b compared to Microsoft’s none-too-shabby $16b. Once you’ve got your head around the shear size of those numbers, remember that means Apple’s revenue is … Read the Full Story →

Apple (AAPL) passes RIM to become Fourth-Largest Mobile Phone Vendor

Apple’s (AAPL) bumper iPhone sales have propelled the computer giant to fourth spot in a list of the world’s largest mobile phone sellers in quarter 3 of 2010 according to a new report from IDC. With just Nokia, Samsung and LG further up the rankings, Apple has now ousted RIM from … Read the Full Story →

Apple China online store sells out of iPhone 4

Apple recently launched its online store in China and within just four hours of iPhone 4 going on sale it’s sold out, macnn reports. Tuesday was the big day for iPhone lovers in China who wanted to order the new iPhone 4 online to avoid the queues at retail stores. Things aren’t … Read the Full Story →

Apple (AAPL) Launches Online Store in China

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been showing a lot of interest in the Chinese market lately. In early July this year Apple opened its second retail store in Shanghai and now they are ready to offer the online shopping experience too. The online store in China will sell iPhone 4, iPad, iPods and … Read the Full Story →

Apple Holding ‘Secret’ Conference for Select iOS Developers?

Apple, creators of all things ‘i’ are hosting a super top-secret get-together for select iOS developers at its Cupertino headquarters next week, Business Insider reports. It’s not the first time Apple has invited developers onto its campus – last year a series of ‘iPhone Tech Talks’ around the globe and … Read the Full Story →

White iPhone 4 to be Available this Christmas?

Look, please don’t shoot the messenger, they made me write this news piece! In fact we drew straws, and I lost! Yes, the White iPhone 4 rumours are surfacing again. This time the blame lies squarely at Apple’s door in our opinion. Apple updated their Apple Store iPhone app today, … Read the Full Story →